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why the focus shifts to the pilots and his abilities in san francisco's deadly plane crash. hi, everyone. i'm jessica cartallaia in for kai. >> south korean translators are helping investigators interview the crew of the jet that made a crash-landing in san francisco. two passengers died. several others remain in the hospital, with fractured spines and other injuries tonight, as they really look at the pilot and whether he was experienced enough to be flying the plane. wjz is live in san francisco. bigad shaban with more on the ntsb's focus today. >> reporter: investigators are not only working to determine a cause of the crash, but also whether a second accident may have led to the death of one of the teenage passengers. >> reporter: for passengers, flying into san francisco international airport, the wreckage of asiana flight 214 is a difficult site to miss.
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investigators are interviewing all four pilots on board. including the man reportedly at the controls when the plane made a crash-landing. according to asiana airlines, he's logged close to 10,000 hours on air but only 43 hours on this type of plane at this airport. >> when we interview those four crewmembers, we're going to get a lot more details about their activities, about their work, about training, about who was the pilot flying, who was the pilot in command? >> reporter: data recovered from two flight recorders shows the plane came in too low and too slow before it hit a retaining wall on a runway. passenger levy thought the landing was being aborted. >> i thought we were going back up. but we went back down again. as i say, it felt like slow motion. >> reporter: family members of the two teenagers who die died
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are coming here to san francisco, from their home in china. but investigators say the crash may not have been what killed one of them. >> reporter: autopsies are trying to determine if an emergency truck hit one of the girls as it raced to the scene. >> as you can imagine, it's a very dynamic environment, dealing with a fire on an aircraft, and dealing with the realm of 300 victims. . >> reporter: federal investigators are trying to piece together the cause of the accident. >> reporter: and autopsies for two of the teens are scheduled to take place today. and already this afternoon, a representative with the san francisco fire department acknowledged that some kind of safety apparatus may have struck one of the victims on the tarmac. but that representative wouldn't offer any further information. in san francisco, i'm bigad shaban. now, back to you. >> all right, biimad, reporting -- bigad, reporting live for us. they say there was nothing unusual about the plane's discent before that plane's crash-landing.
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we are updating breaking news we brought to you at 4:00. sky eye chopper 13 is live over the scene. captain jeff long has more. captain jeff? >> reporter: all lanes are once again open at hanover street on 95 northbound. and traffic on niche is -- 95 is still feeling the impact of this accident, which happened about a half hour to an hour ago. it was on 95 northbound, on the left two lanes. it looked like a cop car was involved in a traffic stop. and another car struck it and brought in a fourth car. so four vehicles involved in this accident. they have all been taken away, except for one, which is getting put on the rollback as we speak. >> you can see the traffic now moving a lot smoother. but the impacts are being felt as far south as arbutus, 95. i'm captain jeff long. back to you. >> of course, we'll bring you more information as soon as we get it. now, just before that crash,
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another accident on 95 halts traffic. an accident on the 95 set a propane tanker on fire. this one, around 3:00. the tanker accident occurred on 95, near caton avenue. no word on the condition of the driver. the cause of the crash, still under investigation. well, the sun is out. and so is that humidity. a landscaper in north baltimore was feeling the heat. let's take a look, as he mows that lawn today. here's a live look outside right now. from sky eye chopper 13. at least it is a little bit cooler than yesterday. not much. but a little bit. wjz is live with first warning weather coverage. meteorologist chelsea ingram and bob turk are updating temperatures, radar, and tracking a new tropical storm. first to bob. >> take a look at radar. yes, we've had cooler temperatures today. and a few pop-up showers. right now, there's one east of the city now. approaching you folks in northern kent county. southern cecil county has shower activity. west of galena. looks like it's going to move right on shore very shortly, so
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you see some brief, heavy downpours there. betweenarilyville and -- between earlville and chestertown. as it heads to the east and southeast. the rest of the region is pretty quiet. in fact, not seeing much more of any shower activity. may still have a shower this evening. still a pretty volatile atmosphere. and could certainly see a shower. a lot cooler than yesterday. only 84 now. the dew point has actually come down. the heat index is only in the mid-80s. a lot better than it's been over the weekend. 86 in ocean city. only 79 in elkton, with showers close to that region. and 73 in oakland. now, as we mentioned a minute ago, the tropics are heating up once again. chelsea in the outback with a look at chantal. >> that's right. and by the way, it feels great outside. right now, i'm happy to be out here. but we do have our third named storm of this hurricane season. tropical storm chaptal. and we are-- chantal. and we are looking at winds around 45 miles per hour. you can see the movement, the
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coat of uncertainty is leading toward the southeastern edge of the united states. if you take a look at our next graphic, we're going to show you the spaghetti models. now, you can see the general trend, although there is some uncertainty. the general trend is taking this to the lesser antilles around tuesday afternoon. then close to four by saturday. will this affect us. it is quite possible. we will be updating you day by day in the first warning weather center. bob will have more on your first warning forecast coming up. back to you. >> and stay with wjz for first warning weather coverage. for the updated forecast and to track tropical storm chantal, go to well, an arrest is made in a deadly july 4th stabbing in baltimore county. denise is live in the newsroom with details on that for us. denise? >> reporter: well, mary. 35-year-old seiko harris is in custody for that murder. police say harris stabbed 32- year-old antoine mason to death last thursday, around 4:00 in the morning.
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it upon at -- it happened at a house on walnut grove in essex. police got a call about someone breathing and when officers arrived on the scene, they found mason, lying on the ground, with several stab wounds. investigators believe it centered around a woman. mary? >> harris is being held right now without bail. community leaders across baltimore city are fed up with the recent spike in violence. and are coming together to bring it to an end. several stop the violence rallies have been held across the city. rochelle ritchie has the latest on the message that local ministers and a university of maryland medical student are now sending to the community. [ sirens ] >> reporter: the streets of baltimore, riddled with the sound of gunfire and decorated in crime tape. >> enough is -- >> enough. >> now being replaced with the voices of fed up residents. >> i have kids. and since the very first week i moved in, there's been a lot of things that's happened. >> reporter: and apples and oranges market on north broadway, market stint, the
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communitiant vist is hoping -- community activist is hoping to break the silence. >> baltimore will be destroyed by violence. >> reporter: since june 21st, baltimore's rate has spiked. people live figure crime areas say their desire to play safely has been replaced with a fear of being shot. >> it's kind of scary for little kids to see it. for like yeah, little kids kids to see it because it's not good. >> reporter: on wypr midday, he talks about the dismantle of a notorious black guerrilla gang. where gang members used cell phones phones to run an elaborate drug business. >> we believe there is a connection spilling onto the street. we have to validate that. but that's what i'm hearing. >> reporter: local churches who have rallied with community leaders say people simply don't feel safe, reporting crime, which contributes to the number of unsolved murders and
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shootings. >> if the police department and the state's attorney's office, would do their job for protection, then that code can be broken even more. >> reporter: it's this generational curse are not snitching many say contributes to the crime rate. residents say if people would start talking, they can take back their neighborhood, one block at a time. >> reporter: rochelle ritchie reporting. mayor stephanie rawlings-blake is participating in a peace talk tonight in the western district at 6:00. change could be on the way soon for baltimore's waterfront. a group called the waterfront partnership of baltimore wants to modernize the area with new parks and new attractions. in september, recommendations from a $120,000 study will be unveiled. the upgrades include but aren't limited to rashfield, mcclendon square and fells point. city officials say the cost for estimate upgrades have not been finalized. but funding will come from public and private sources. the major league baseball all-star game is next week.
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and the baltimore orioles will have a strong presence on this year's team. wjz is live in camden yards. sports director mark viviano has more on the players and what they're saying about the honor. hi, mark. hi, jess. yes, popular with the fans and proefficient on the field. that's the combination you need to be elected on the all-stars. orioles play the texas rangers tonight. they're from the lone star state tonight. orioles have multiple stars. in fact, four birds have been elected to represent baltimore at the all-star game in new york next week. >> adam jones coming through big for the orioles. >> adam jones is the most decorated of the current all- stars. he came through with a star like his dramatic 9th inning home run. jones is an all-star for the third time. >> kind of surreal, you know. we have three starters. and you can name the last time that happened. then we have a group of guys that are deserving. >> reporter: jj harding
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received the most votes. he's an all-star for the second time. first as an oriole. and the first is slugger chris davis. he received more fan votes than any player in the american league. the leading home run hitter in the majors. he's an all-star for the first time. >> thought for a while we might have nine starters in the all- star game. and we appreciate that. it means a lot to us, knowing that our fans are behind us remember. >> reporter: the fans are manny machado who made this brilliant third play base. machado celebrated has 21st birthday. he was brought in as an all- star reserve. >> orioles fans are enjoying another winning season. and one of the by-products of that, players being recognized for outstanding play on a contending team. >> i think it's wonderful. because it's been a really long time since we had a team that was able to get into the all- star game and represent our city. and i think that's a wonderful
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thing. >> reporter: part of the all- star activities, the ever- popular home run derby. orioles slugger chris davis is expected to be named a participant in the home run derby officially at 6:00 this evening. we'll have more coming up at 6:00. that's the latest from here at the ballpark. back to you for now. >> we have a derby every home game. mark. thanks. >> yes. his own personal derby, right? chris davis. chris crush davis, as they call him. still ahead on wjz eyewitness news at 5:00. confusion and some chaos. could egypt become the new syria? i'm alex demetrick. coming up, under repair, but lighting up the sky over washington. that story as eyewitness news continues. cut the medical research. i'm mike hellgren. the big medical institutions being hit hard. and what one senator is planning to do about it.
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partly sunny and 84 degrees in central maryland now. you're complete forecast is coming up. making a monument under repair. alex demetrick reports, starting at sunset tonight, the washington monument will glow blue. >> reporter: it took 5 mont toss do it, but scaffolding now encloses all of the washington
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monument. stranger nicollette williams grawtd surists down from the top. >> it was terrifying to vamortar falling on your head. i didn't realize at first it was an earthquake? i just heard about this. he just told me about it. >> came all the way from new jersey. we >> we understand they're a little disappointed. >> so the parks sperves service commissioned a special blue scrim. starting at sunset 480 lights behind the scrim will turn on. >> a kind of lemonade from lemons scenario. >> i told my wife, the picture with the scav 08ding might be more valuable than the picture without it. >> reporter: inside work is
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also going on. >> reporter: some of these cracks go all the way through the marble. so if they're going to inject epoxy, they have to make sure they have one person on one side, one person on the other so it doesn't come out and stain the stones. because they're culturally and historically significant. we want to get this right. >> reporter: alex kemetric, wjz eyewitness news. >> the monument's blue lights will turn on every evening until next winter. repairs should be complete by spring. 2014. if you're waiting for somebody to get home from work, let's check in on our roads now. here's kristy breslin at aur traffic our traffic control. what a monday it is out there. >> mary, it is unbelievable. especially if you're one of the people traveling along 95. we have problems in both direction. the good noose news is the accident involving a tanker has been cleared. northbound 95, the accident at hanover street is now over on the shoulder. but we still have significant delays back to route 100. 895 would be the better bet.
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closed between pulaski and the ramp. stemmers run at eastern boulevard. north bradford at east biddle. dennison at mondawmin. and emergency work closed. watch for delays on the west side. southwestern over to liberty road. things have definitely lightened up there. this traffic report is brought to you by alpacker. for the best service selection and value. visit before you buy price packer. back to you. maryland's medical community is fighting back against what they call devastating cuts to fund new research, as well as medicine to treat common and rare illnesses. wjz is live. investigator mike hegren reports on the impact. meesh? >> reporter: and josica, this is about-- jessica, this is about sequestration, the federal budget cuts. some believe it is necessary. but others say the overall cost will end up being far more.
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>> reporter: researchers are working around the clock to make breakthroughs in the treatment of everything from cancer to the flu. breakthroughs that save lives. but in maryland, 23-d funding to continue that has been slashed by millions of dollars at johns hopkins and by almost $2 billion at the national institutes of health. angering joel maldo nado. a stroke survivor who says that research is what saved his life. >> i don't know what these people are thinking. >> reporter: the experts warn, continuing losses that big can stall the advancement on cancer drugs. >> we're deeply troubled about the direction they're taking us as a nation. a nation that will be judged ultimately, by whether or not we have set our priorities in order to try to alleviate suffering. >> reporter: while some in congress believe the cuts are necessary for a federal government that is spending out of control, senator barbara mikulski says there are smatter
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way toss slice, getting rid of tax loopholes, instead of medical research grants upon. >> right now, our goal is to fund n.i.h. and cancel sequester so it is not the new normal. and most of all, we want to make sure that america continues to move ahead. >> if anybody wants to have a debate about whether sequester is good or not, you know, come and see me. >> reporter: and it's not just about healthcare, but also the economy. as we all know, johns hopkins is so important to baltimore. and the national institutes ever health supports 18,000 maryland jobs. reporting live, mike hellgren, wjz eyewitness news. >> reporter: mike, thank you. there are also fears that young scientists could go to other countries to find work. and institutions could not withstand years of cuts. well, bob is here. we're talking about the weather a little bit. a little -- can we say a little relief out there? >> temperature-wise, not bad. dew points down as well. really, not a bad july day at all. still a little on the humid
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tish all right. down to 84. only got to 86 today. that's actually one degree below normal. normal high is quench. 85, ocean city. and only 73 in oakland low 80s around the region. one thundershower, not too far from rock hall. you folks in southern, se -- cecil county. and northern kent countiy. right now, a bit of a west wind which has dried to -- tried to dry things out. they were close to 70 this morning late morning. but they have dried out somewhat, thanks to those winds coming down the mountains. still shower activity in the region. a lot more to the west so we still have chances the rest of the week, probably until friday, of scattered shower activity. most of them today, across pennsylvania and new york. just a slightness chance across the region. but there's another batch here
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in michigan and ohio. that's going to slide to our north tomorrow. but the southern edge of it will probably give us at least a chance of a scattered thunderstorm tomorrow afternoon. and we'll watch this cool front approach us thursday. and that's the best chance of thunderstorms. stay on the humid side pretty much all week long, until the front comes through. it will begin to cool down. temperatures getting slightly below normal. but we do have chances of thunderstorms again. pretty much wednesday and thursday, the best chance. then front being dryer, we think, for the end of the week. 5 to 10 knots. sunrise, 5:49. sets 8:45. yes, the days are getting shorter. 68 tonight. maybe a shower or thundershower tonight. very isolated. tomorrow, 85 to 90. all depends if the clouds come in earlier. it won't be quite as warm. but it will be relatively humid am but certainly could be a couple of thunderstorms in the afternoon. let's say from 4:00 to 8:00. that's the best time frame. sunset from these engineers. -- energies. >> dujust say the days are
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getting shorter? you're always messing up my summer. >> they are. still ahead on eyewitness news at 5:00. a deadly crash. an air taxi goes down in flames in canada. the many questions surrounding the accident. a bear darts across the maryland interstate, right in front of drivers. i'm lynn buty. coming up, why bear sightings peak during summer. i'm mike schuh in baltimore. with a one of a kind, medical prescription application, tying into u.s. cyber security. their story next. and here's today's report from wall street. we'll be right back. ,,,,,,,,,,,
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it is 5:30. 84 degrees and partly sunny. good evening. thank you for staying with wjz eyewitness news. here are some of the stories people are talking about tonight. it is happening more and more during summers in maryland. bears, wandering into suburban neighborhoods. and just this weekend, one bear startled drivers on a busy interstate. wjz is live. lynn buoy has more on the recent close encounters. lynn? >> reporter: keep those eyes open, everyone. this time, they moved closer to
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city does suburbs. >> reporter: a car struck this juvenile black bear on 70, in germantown. the young male was halfway across the interstate. his injury so severe, officer his to euthanize him. >> the whole back end of the bear wasn't moving. you could see that there was damage. so then the decision was made then to go ahead and put it out of its misery. it was suffering remember. >> reporter: biologist, jonathan mcknight says maryland's bear population is expanding. ask right now, the bears are looking for new habitats. they can travel up to 50 miles a day. >> there are a number of bears that are moving on the edge of the cities. and our season hasn't really peaked yet. so we anticipate we'll see more. >> reporter: last month, this bear was captured in a d.c. neighborhood, after a woman saw it outside her window. it was released in western maryland. >> reporter: also in june, this bear visited a gaithersburg home. he munched on a seed for 30 minutes. mcknight says, absolutely do not feed them.
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>> it's especially bad to do things like leave food out or feed them. once bears get acclimatized to feeding or eating from people, they became dangerous and that becomes dangerous for them. >> put all trash inside and all food inside. >> even though these are young bears, they're big. they can vary between 65 and 200 pounds. >> reporter: the best thing you can do is leave them alone. >> they shouldn't present danger to people. just stay away from them. give them respect, and give them distance. >> reporter: mechanic knight says if you -- mcknight says if you see a black bear, treat it the way you would a tray -- a stray dog. just give it plenty of space, and eventually it will find its way to its habitat. >> i guess they are cute, but only on tv, right? >> yes. >> thank you, lynn. according to the dnr, you can make noise to scare the bear away. you can shout, bang on pots and pans from your kitchen, blow a
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whistle or just whistle. fatal flight. the ntsb is investigating a small airplane crash in alaska that killed everyone on board. denise is live in the newsroom with the latest on the investigation. >> reporter: well, jessica, the plane crashed and burst into flames, making it nearly impossible for rescuers to reach those trapped inside. visible three miles away. the accident happened at an airport, about 75 miles southwest of anchorage. one investigator on the scene says it's unclear if the plane crashed during takeoff or while trying to land. the faa says the pilot was highly experienced ask a lifelong alaskan. jessica? >> reporter: in june, a plane crash killed three people on a commercial tour of the alaskan range. the screams on the 911 call in the trayvon martin death takes center stage again in a florida courtroom. today, george zimmerman's friends take the stands, followed by martin's own
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father. susan mcginnis reports for wjz, from the courthouse in sanford. the defense called several friends of george zimmerman. each one took the stand. and each said they believe it's his voice on this 911 call, screaming for help. >> help! >> so you think he's yelling help? >> yes. >> and whose voice is this? >> george zimmerman's voice. >> yes, definitely georgey. >> i thought it was george. >> reporter: john donnelly wiped away tears after hearing the tape. >> there's no doubt in my mind that is george zimmerman. >> reporter: on friday, zimmerman's mother and uncle testified the screams were george zimmerman's. the neighborhood watchman claims he shot the teenager in self-defense after the teenager attacked him. but the prosecution and martin's family believes the screams came from the teenager. >> reporter: the screams on that 911 call are critical. the case could turn on who the jury believes the agreesor was during the-- aggressor was
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during the confrontation. >> the shooting. >> reporter: during cross- examination, prosecution pointed out that sandra osarman and her husband wrote a book about the case, with the proceeds going to zimmerman. john and angela spent thousands, buying clothing for zimmerman for the trial. >> since you have contributed, you want to believe it was george zimmerman, correct? >> it is zimmerman. >> reporter: the federal marshall told him to buy the weapon because it could -- could be fired easily if he needed to defend himself. >> zimmerman is charged with second-degree murder. he faces life in prison if convicted. teresa heinz-kerry's condition is updated this afternoon. the wife of secretary of state john kerry is now in fair condition at a boston hospital. she was transferred to a hospital where she was admitted in critical condition yesterday. the family was on holiday at
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their home in nantucket. there were unconfirmed reports that heinz-kerry was suffering from some kind of seizure. calm following the storm after a bloody protest in egypt. the egyptian leaders clashed with supporters of mohamed morsi, leaving dozens dead. president obama is condemning the violence. >> reporter: supporters of ousted president mohamed morsi prayed. and protested in cairo, after a deadly confrontation with egyptian police and soldiers. >> our cause is justice, military coup. we will bring it down. >> reporter: monday, fighting erupted between members of the muslim brotherhood and the egyptian army. >> reporter: the muslim brotherhood wants to see egypt's first democratically elected president back to power. the military says protestors
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fired first and pointed to this video of a demonstrator with a weapon as evidence. >> reporter: the obama administration is condemning the violence and will not take sides. the white house says it will take more time to determine whether to call morsi's ouster a military coup. >> tens of millions of protestors have legitimate complaints against morsi's government. and they do not believe this was a coup. >> reporter: former secretary of state john alterman says the u.s. has an interest in keeping aid flowing to one of the strongest allies. >> the law says that if there has been a coup, the u.s. has to cut off aid. there has been a coup. and the u.s. doesn't want to quit giving aid. >> reporter: egypt's interim president called for an end to the violence as he tries to steer the country forward to a new election. >> reporter: danielle nottingham, wjz eyewitness news remember. >> the u.s. is reviewing its
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obligations to egypt under law and will consult with congress before any move is made about our country's aid to egypt. firefighters are back on the scene of a two-alarm fire in elkton, cecil county. more than 60 firefighters from companies in cecil, harford, and chester county, pennsylvania, battle flames for over an hour and a half. damage to the buildings could be in the area of a million dollars. one firefighter was treated and released from the hospital with heat-related injuries. in our region, the government estimates there are 11,000 companies working on cyber security. today, as mike schuh reports, a baltimore company showed off a first of its kind product to top security officials. >> reporter: the world's newest prescription drug. but in his hand is no capsule or pill. it's a phone. >> reporting 60 milligrams. low blood sugar. it will tell you right away. >> reporter: by interacting with this app, the company
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proved that diabetes patients stayed better, and their care cost less. >> if you can keep patients from not bouncing around ask keep them gently in the safe zone. >> they lived longer, heart worked longer, kidneys work longer, don't have amputation risk. >> he is a diabetic who uses his own product. this saturday first software ever to be licensed by the fda as a prescription. patients or their insurance companies will pay to have this app coach them into managing their condition. >> for the first time, fda cleared and prescribable for the first time in world history, a doctor can write a prescription for software and have them use this. >> because of privacy laws, this program is built on the cyber security protocols found in cutting-edge defense work. >> a lot of you who work in this field and the people i'm seeing today, know what the threat is, what the cyber attacks are. but we have to make sure that the public understands that and
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always protects people's privacy. >> reporter: in the end, this novel application with cyber security roots could be a $1 billion market. i'm mike schuh downtown, back to you on tv hill. >> thanks, mike. that company is also working on prescription applications for asthma and epilepsy. time now for a quick look at some of the fors you'll find in -- tomorrow's stories you'll find in the baltimore sun. a man finds tens of thousands of dollars in treasury bonds in a house he's renovating. now they'll try to find out who he belongs to so he can catch up with them. and how past orioles have fare the in the home run derby. for these stories and more, read the baltimore sun. remember to look for the updated forecast, from wjz's first warning weather team. ray lewis has a new job. executive producer. ♪ [ music ] ♪ [ music ]
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he is the crattive fierce behind this new underarmour. was filmed in dunbar's old practice field. ray says it's about kids as they clash with each other. >> i bet ray was pretty intense making that as the executive producer. >> can you imagine those kids, too? all right, kids. >> right. exactly. >> makes you want to go play football, though. >> it doesent does. still ahead on wjz eyewitness news. a forrifying accident. the search is on for victims of the deadly train derailment. bob turk in the first warning weather center. will it cool down eventually? i'll have the exclusive first warning five-day forecast. we,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
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to beat this heat and stay safe. hi, monique. >> hey there, mary. doctors say it's all about the basics. you have to stay hydrated. if you feel like your body is overheating, take a break or find a place to cool off. i'm sure this pool looks inviting to people. because doctors say it can be really easy for this heat to sneak up on you. >> reporter: as baltimore's highs hang around 90 degrees, being out in the sun can be unbearable. >> it's sticky. sometimes it can be uncomfortable. >> i don't go outside. yeah, i just can't stand the heat. >> reporter: yvonne cortez did venture outside, thanks to afternoon cloud cover. it made a trip to the inner harbor, a little more tolerable for parents looking for ways to cool off their kids. still, health leaders warn this summer's heat can hit you when you least expect it. >> reporter: you're doing things and not thinking about it. then all of a sudden, you're down. >> i thought, can i do this? am i able to do it?
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it's just too much. it's too hot. >> reporter: doctors say the most important thing is to stay hydrated. and while ice cream may taste good, plain plain old water is always the best bet. >> alcohol dehydrates you. sodas dehydrate you. >> reporter: skyrocketing temperatures and high humidity can easily lead to heat stroke. e.r.s are already seeing an increase in cases. >> yeah. just seeing it time and time again. all day and all night. >> inspect stopand rest if you feel dehitraited or other symptoms setting in. >> headaches, abdominal pain, headaches, nausea, feeling very tired, to even getting confused and disori disoriented. >> reporter: but if buzzing in the sun is something you live to do or can't afford not to do, then just take a break and find some way to chill out. >> reporter: and doctors say the most severe signs of heat stroke are passing out or if someone looks confused. so if you start feeling like that, it's time to head to the hospital. reporting live at druid park,
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monique griego, wjz eyewitness news. >> and the city did not issue a code red alert today, so cooling centers are not open today. but wjz's first warning weather coverage continues with meteorologist chelses ingram and bob turk. we'll start outside with the beautiful outback with chelsea. >> reporter: it is nice out. in fact, for tomorrow, you can expect very similar conditions. start out around 75 degrees. partly sunny skies. chance of showers and thunderstorms will creep up by the afternoon. temperatures around 90 degrees. as we head around dinnertime, 84 for tomorrow evening. now we'll go inside to bob, with the five-day forecast. bob? >> and look for more ever those scattered afternoon thunderstorms. really until thursday. 90, maybe if we have clouds early. may only get to the upper 80s. pretty much the same thing for wednesday. 86. 85, drying out. friday looks like a pretty good day. saturday, 85, 68. also partly cloudy. there may be a brief shower by saturday night and again on sunday. but definitely lower temps
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toward the end of the week. that's actually below average. our average high tomorrow jumps up to 88 for the fixture nine days, the warmest days of the year. just moments ago, canadian officials say that 13 people are confirmed dead in the train derailment and explosion in a small town, just 10 miles over the u.s. border in canada. dozens are still missing. mike armstrong has the latest on this disaster. >> reporter: fires continued to smolder, two days after a massive fire caused by a train derailment, all but destroyed the heart of this picturesque town of 6,000. >> it looks like a war zone here. a large part of the downtown has been destroyed. it's just -- it is really just terrible. there's been loss. life as we all know. and there's still many, many people still missing. >> early saturday morning, a train with 73 cars, carrying crude oil, was parked near quebec. the conductor said he secured the train's brakes before going to a hotel for the night.
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company officials say it appears the cars became loose and rolled seven miles downhill. the train derailed and exploded. the giant fireball flattened. much of the small downtown at around 1:00 in the morning. >> i lost everything. i don't have nobody here. so i don't know what's going to happen to me. >> reporter: the cause of the accident remains unknown. but in a statement, the montreal main and atlantic railway company, says the train was parked overnight, running. but the engine was shut down, subsequent to the departure of the engineer who had handled the train which may have resulted in the release of the air brakes. at least 30 buildings have been destroyed. and officials say it will be days before the extent of the damage is realized. many of the missing are believed to have been drinking at a popular downtown bar. searchers still could not reach that area. a frustrating experience on an amtrak train in virginia this welcome. an amtrak train going from
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washington to miami, broke down sunday in virginia. amtrak's policy prevented passengers from getting off and walking the two miles to the station. so, after a 13-hour delay, 260 passengers finally made it back to the station. a broken axle on the train's dining car was the reason. check in with eyewitness news at 6:00. for all new stories coming up. denise is standing by live with a preview. hi, denise. hi, jessica. looking into pilot error. did lack of experience play a role into a deadly plane crash in san francisco? and remembering a ravens cheerleader. how the community is honoring a young life lost in a tragic motorcycle accident. for these stories and much more, all the breaking news, coming up all new at 6:00, join us. now, back to you. >> all right, denise. thank you. and still to come tonight on wjz's eyewitness news. a home explodes. ask it is all caught on camera. ,
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a southeast michigan home suddenly explodes. and amazingly, the people inside make it out alive. ronnie call has the video for us. >> reporter: a heard a serious, loud boom. loud. >> reporter: it's 11:19, sunday morning. a neighbor's security camera is recording, when all of a sudden, smoke fills the air. >> i looked out and they said, get out, get out. you gotta go. >> it blew up. the house house literally brew up and it was down. three people and two dogs were inside the home at the time. weep see seen the guy come out. his plant the flew off of him and the house just started to be on flames. >> we had two people from the house a 53 male and 6-month-old baby who were found and are okay. >> reporter: fool the blast,
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the guy inside the house can't be found. neighbors heard him say he was going back inside for the dog. neighbors arrive on scene. specialized crment equipment is brought in to make it safe to search the rubble. >> right now, we are looking at where the house was to make sure there was nobody trapped there. search turns up nothing. the missing man later turns upa the hospital. neighbors that witnessed the oriole still can't believe anyone survived. it was horrible. and there's no word yet on what sparked the explosion. but firefighters say the explosion appears to be suspicious. runs of the bulls in spain. draw tourists from around the world. runner in white garb, heard bulls in the early morning.
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through pamplona's medieval streets. today, no one was gored, but some people were injured. 15 people had died in the event. since officials began keeping track in 1994. christy brez line, we would not want to be on that street. still to come tonight on wjz's eyewitness news. breaking the code of silence. i'm rochelle ritchie. why city leaders say people are afraid to report crime it in ,,,
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coming up now on wjz eyewitness news at 6:00. deadly plane crash investigation. did pilot error factor into the crash-landing in san francisco? wjz is live. taking a stand. a peace violence under way in the city. to address the increase in crime. the orioles are well represented for baseball's game. i'm mark viviano. we'll hear from the brightest of the stars when eyewitness news continues. >> check in for these stories and all the day's breaking news. wjz eyewitness news at 6:00 starts right now.